The table below looks at the statistics for the Front-End Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Brighton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Front-End Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Front-End Developer
Rank 36 22 30
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +8
Contract jobs requiring a Front-End Developer 4 10 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 1.65% 4.76% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.78% 4.98% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 0
Average daily rate
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£275 £188 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £22.50 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -33.33%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Brighton region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Brighton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
225 201 193
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 92.59% 95.71% 96.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 98 115
Average daily rate £350 £325 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £173 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £452 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 8 7
Average hourly rate £25.00 £15.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.25 £15.00 £22.14
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

Front-End Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Front-End Developer in the job title across the Brighton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Front-End Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

Front-End Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Front-End Developer across the Brighton region.

Front-End Developer Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

Front-End Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Brighton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Front-End Developer across the Brighton region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Front-End Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Brighton

Front-End Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Brighton region that cited Front-End Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Front-End Developer in their job title.

1 14 (100.00%) HTML
1 14 (100.00%) CSS
2 11 (78.57%) jQuery
2 11 (78.57%) Responsive Web Design
3 9 (64.29%) JavaScript
4 7 (50.00%) HTML5
5 6 (42.86%) CSS3
5 6 (42.86%) Apache
5 6 (42.86%) Web Development
5 6 (42.86%) Ajax
5 6 (42.86%) MySQL
5 6 (42.86%) OOP
6 5 (35.71%) Linux
6 5 (35.71%) LAMP
6 5 (35.71%) PHP
6 5 (35.71%) User Experience
7 4 (28.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 4 (28.57%) Git (software)
8 3 (21.43%) Photoshop
8 3 (21.43%) Visual Studio
8 3 (21.43%) .NET
9 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce
9 2 (14.29%) Finance
9 2 (14.29%) JSP
9 2 (14.29%) .NET Framework
9 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (14.29%) Retail
9 2 (14.29%) Selenium
10 1 (7.14%) Sass
10 1 (7.14%) LESS

Front-End Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Brighton region that cited Front-End Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Front-End Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (42.86%) Apache
2 1 (7.14%) CMS
2 1 (7.14%) IIS
2 1 (7.14%) JBoss
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Photoshop
2 1 (7.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (42.86%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Git (software)
2 3 (21.43%) Visual Studio
3 2 (14.29%) Selenium
4 1 (7.14%) Ant
4 1 (7.14%) Eclipse
4 1 (7.14%) JIRA
4 1 (7.14%) Axure RP
4 1 (7.14%) Hudson
General
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
1 2 (14.29%) Retail
2 1 (7.14%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (100.00%) CSS
1 14 (100.00%) HTML
2 11 (78.57%) jQuery
3 7 (50.00%) HTML5
4 6 (42.86%) CSS3
4 6 (42.86%) Ajax
5 5 (35.71%) LAMP
6 4 (28.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 3 (21.43%) .NET
8 2 (14.29%) .NET Framework
8 2 (14.29%) JSP
9 1 (7.14%) Web Services
9 1 (7.14%) XML
9 1 (7.14%) XSD
9 1 (7.14%) XSLT
9 1 (7.14%) XHTML
9 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET
9 1 (7.14%) Backbone.js
9 1 (7.14%) Sass
9 1 (7.14%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) User Experience
2 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) W3C
2 1 (7.14%) Clustering
2 1 (7.14%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) Linux
2 1 (7.14%) Debian
2 1 (7.14%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) Responsive Web Design
2 6 (42.86%) Web Development
2 6 (42.86%) OOP
3 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce
3 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.14%) Asset Management
4 1 (7.14%) Content Management
4 1 (7.14%) Automated Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (7.14%) Web Design
4 1 (7.14%) Customer Engagement
4 1 (7.14%) Rapid Prototyping
4 1 (7.14%) Progressive Enhancement
Programming Languages
1 9 (64.29%) JavaScript
2 5 (35.71%) PHP
3 1 (7.14%) SQL
3 1 (7.14%) Bash Shell
3 1 (7.14%) Perl
3 1 (7.14%) Java
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) Adobe
1 1 (7.14%) Open Text
1 1 (7.14%) RedDot
1 1 (7.14%) Capita
1 1 (7.14%) Google
1 1 (7.14%) Twitter